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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
I Marine Expeditionary Force

Jan 7, 2011

On day two of the Modular Amphibious Egress Trainer course, Marines don part of their combat load including a life preserver unit, flak and a rifle as part of a training exercise here Jan. 7. The course teaches Marines and sailors how to escape from a submerged helicopter utilizing an Intermediate Passenger Helicopter Aircrew Breathing Device, which is similar to a small scuba tank that provides up to two minutes of compressed air.

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